ogdoad

[ og-doh-ad ]
/ ˈɒg doʊˌæd /

noun

the number eight.
a group of eight.

Nearby words

  1. ogasawara-gunto,
  2. ogbomosho,
  3. ogburn,
  4. ogden,
  5. ogdensburg,
  6. ogdon,
  7. ogee,
  8. ogee arch,
  9. ogeechee,
  10. ogen melon

Origin of ogdoad

1615–25; < Late Latin ogdoad- (stem of ogdoas) < Greek ogdoás, derivative of ógdoos eighth; see -ad1

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British Dictionary definitions for ogdoad

ogdoad

/ (ˈɒɡdəʊˌæd) /

noun

a group of eight

Word Origin for ogdoad

C17: via Late Latin from Greek ogdoos eighth, from oktō eight

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